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Women's Land Rights in Cameroon
6 December 2022
Authors: 
Gina Alvarado
Caitlin Kieran
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
India
Global

De multiples études indiquent que des droits sûrs à la terre et à d'autres biens peuvent protéger les femmes contre la violence domestique en renforçant leur position au sein de leur famille ou en leur donnant une plus grande capacité à sortir de relations abusives.

Women's Land Rights in Cameroon
6 December 2022
Authors: 
Gina Alvarado
Caitlin Kieran
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
India
Global

Multiple studies indicate that secure rights to land and other property can protect women from experiencing domestic violence by strengthening their position within their families or by providing women with a stronger ability to exit abusive relationships.

Lanzamos un nuevo curso virtual: Los derechos campesinos e indígenas de las mujeres en Sudamérica
21 November 2022
Authors: 
Stella Tchoukep
Africa

Le rôle que joue les communautés rurales dans la gestion des forêts et les ressources naturelles reste marginal. Nous demandons de facto que le gouvernement camerounais privilégie la gestion des ressources axée sur la promotion et la protection des droits et intérêts les communautés locales et autochtones 

17 November 2022
Africa
Sierra Leone

En septiembre de 2022, Sierra Leona promulgó nuevas leyes sin precedentes relacionadas con la tierra, el clima y el desarrollo sostenible: la Ley de Derechos Consuetudinarios sobre la Tierra de 2022 y la Ley de la Comisión Nacional de Tierras de 2022. El seminario web se centró en la Ley de Derechos Consuetudinarios sobre la Tierra de 2022 y en su poder transformador para ayudar a las comunidades a proteger sus derechos sobre la tierra y perseguir el desarrollo sostenible. 

17 November 2022
Africa
Sierra Leone

Em setembro de 2022, Serra Leoa promulgou novas leis inéditas relacionadas à terra, ao clima e ao desenvolvimento sustentável - a Lei dos Direitos Consuetudinários da Terra 2022 e a Lei da Comissão Nacional da Terra 2022. Este webinário centrou-se na Lei dos Direitos Consuetudinários à Terra de 2022, e seu poder transformador para apoiar as comunidades na proteção de seus direitos à terra e na busca do desenvolvimento sustentável. 

17 November 2022
Africa
Sierra Leone

En septembre 2022, la Sierra Leone a promulgué de nouvelles lois sans précédent relatives au foncier, au climat et au développement durable - la loi sur les droits fonciers coutumiers 2022 et la loi sur la Commission foncière nationale 2022. Le webinaire s'est concentré sur le Customary Land Rights Act 2022(Loi sur les droits fonciers coutumiers 2022), et son pouvoir de transformation pour aider les communautés à protéger leurs droits fonciers et à poursuivre le développement durable. 

17 November 2022
Africa
Sierra Leone

In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented new laws related to land, climate and sustainable development – the Customary Land Rights Act 2022 and the National Land Commission Act 2022. The webinar focused on the Customary Land Rights Act 2022, and its transformative power to support communities in protecting their land rights and pursue sustainable development. 

8 September 2022
Africa
Western Africa
Senegal

Senegal has the particularity of being the westernmost point of the African continent, which is located at the tip of Almadies in Dakar, the country's capital. With an area of 196,722 km2 , Senegal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south. The Gambia, a country located on either side of the river bearing the same name, forms an enclave within Senegal. The relief of Senegal is generally flat and low, with an average altitude of less than 50 metres over three quarters of the territory.    

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11 August 2022
Authors: 
Sarah Lowery
Africa
Mozambique

In Mozambique, community land rights are recognised under the country’s progressive land laws. Yet many private-sector companies also hold long-term leases on wide swathes of land that once belonged to communities. Here, Sarah Lowery of USAID’s Land and Resource Governance Division  discusses how USAID partnered with agroforestry firm Green Resources to help it responsibly divest its land-use rights back to local communities. 

How private-sector leaseholds affect community land rights

27 July 2022
Africa
Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in the heart of the Sahel that faces land related tensions, food insecurity and severe security challenges despite the 2015 peace agreement. Agriculture accounts for 39% of the national GDP and Mali’s main exports rely on gold, cotton, and livestock.

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